The new category, which was strongly desired by FIA and is supported by the Italian Automobile Association, was established to the purpose of discovering new car racing talents, connecting the world of kart racing and the world of Formulas, since it’s open to 15-year-old drivers.
The Italian Championship, in which the 160 hp FPT engine powered Formula cars, whose chassis is made by Tatuus, will participate, will consist of 7 racing events and will kick off in the month of May at the Vallelunga circuit and finish in Barcelona on October 19th, running through the circuits of Adria, Imola, Mugello and Monza. It has still to be defined the circuit the event scheduled for June 8th will be run at. The name of the tyre supplier will be disclosed in a short time.
As far as costs are concerned, the costs made known by FIA are confirmed. The chassis costs 33.000 euros + V.A.T. and it’s 9.500 euros + V.A.T. for the engine.